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Opportunity blossoms in family's backyard florist for young Canberrans with disabilities

ABC Canberra explores the journey of 22-year-old Nipuni Wijewickrema who started a blossoming business in her garden shed designed to create employment opportunities for people with special needs.

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The socially-sustainable Aussie florist

If you buy your flowers for Mother's Day here you will be changing people's lives while making mum smile. Win, win! Women's Weekly report the story behind the socially-sustainable florist, GG's Flowers. 

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Flowers with a Purpose

HerCanberra shares their experience of receiving more than just a delivery of blossoming flowers when ordering with GG's Flowers - the socially sustainable florist measured by happiness, not profit. 

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SHE LEADS 2015 : 5 Quick Questions with Nipuni Wijewickrema

In the lead up to this year’s She Leads Conference, YWCA Canberra wants to introduce one of the conference speakers, Nipuni Wijewickrema. The 2014 ACT Young Citizen of the Year and co-founder of GG’s Flowers – a socially sustainable florist that only employs people with special needs.

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The happiness and the heartbreak of having a sibling with Down Syndrome

Co-founder Nip Wijewickrema shares her journey of having a sibiling with Down Syndrome in Canberra Times. 

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GG's Flowers on WIN News Canberra

GG's flowers employs first employee.

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Private Capital: GG's Flowers delivering Valentine's Day Flowers with hear.

Read about the special deliveries with heart on the Canberra Times.

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UC alumna ‘honoured’ by award win

University of Canberra alumna, Nip Wijewickrema has been named Young Canberra Citizen of the Year for 2014 for her contribution to the community. She also received an award for Individual Community Service and was a joint winner of the ACT Chief Minister's Inclusion Award for Emerging Young Leaders. Read her story as a UC graduate here.

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Chief Minister's Inclusion Awards - GG's Flowers

Nip Wijewickrema, co-founder of GG's Flowers, is awarded the Chief Minister's Inclusion Award. 

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Nipuni Wijewickrema named young Canberra Citizen of the Year 2014

Nipuni Wijewickrema has been named Young Canberra Citizen of the Year for her contribution to the community through the work of GG's Flowers. Read more in the Canberra Times. 

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